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Add 18/56 and 5/24

18/56 + 5/24 is 89/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 24 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    18/56 = 18 × 3/56 × 3 = 54/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    5/24 = 5 × 7/24 × 7 = 35/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/168 + 35/168 = 54 + 35/168 = 89/168
  5. So, 18/56 + 5/24 = 89/168

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